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7:14 pm
Sat March 1, 2014

Science Friday: Your Brain On Jazz

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Science Friday host Ira Flatow speaks with researcher Charles Limb about jazz music, improvisation, and how the human brain makes sense of music — and what it reveals about the creativity process.
Researcher and musician Charles Limb created an fMRI-safe keyboard to study the effects of jazz on the brain.
6:21 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Music Snapshots From New Orleans

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Marco Werman, host of PRI's The World, was in New Orleans recently and he filed this report — an interview with Gwen Thompkins, host of WWNO's Music Inside Out, and Yegor Romantsov of local band Debauche.
I recently spent some time in New Orleans and I wanted to tell you about a few residents I met while in the Big Easy. Gwen Thompkins hosts the program " Music Inside Out " on station WWNO. She is the former East Africa correspondent for NPR.
All Songs Considered
12:42 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

This Week's All Songs Considered Mix: Local Natives, The Who, Gospel Claws, More

Clockwise from top: Local Natives, IO Echo, Angel Olsen, cover art for Gospel Claws and The Who's Quadrophenia.
Courtesy of the artists

Originally published on Fri November 16, 2012 2:14 pm

Bob Boilen has had a ban on seeing arena rock shows for more than 30 years, but it may ending. He recently saw The Who at a mega-dome concert, performing one of Bob's favorite albums in its entirety. On this edition of All Songs Considered, hear a cut from that record and why Bob loves it so much.

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